Andean condor

Local nameCóndor
LocationTarija, Bolivia

The Andean condor is a South American bird in the New World vulture family Cathartidae and is the only member of the genus Vultur. Found in the Andes mountains and adjacent Pacific coasts of western South America, the Andean condor is the largest flying bird in the world by combined measurement of weight and wingspan. It has a maximum wingspan of 3.3 m exceeded only by the wingspans of four seabirds and water birds—the roughly 3.5 m maximum of the wandering albatross, southern royal albatross, great white pelican and Dalmatian pelican.It is a large black vulture with a ruff of white feathers surrounding the base of the neck and, especially in the male, large white patches on the wings.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andean_condor

Address Tarija, Bolivia

Coordinates -21°30'24.573" N -64°44'40.73" E

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